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" OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he; He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. "
Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads - Page 20
by Old nursery songs - 1869
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Putnam's Monthly, Volume 1

1853
...some well-known historical lines were found in Shakspere, it would evidently need emendation. "Old King Cole Was a merry old soul ; And a merry old soul be was. Ho call'd for his pipe. And ho call'd for his flddlen three." In such a case there could not...
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Shakespeare's Scholar: Being Historical and Critical Studies of His Text ...

Richard Grant White - 1854 - 504 pages
...some well-known historical lines were found in Shakespeare, it would evidently need emendation : "Old King Cole Was a merry old soul ; And a merry old soul he was. He call'd for his pipe, And he called for his fiddlers three." In such a case there could not...
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Glasgow and Its Clubs: Or, Glimpses of the Condition, Manners, Characters ...

John Strang - Clubs - 1856 - 599 pages
...snow occurred on the 10th February 1795. monarch of Britain, of whom the old ballad thuspeaks— .. Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ! And he called for his pipe, And he called for his glass, And he called for his fiddlers three ! '...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England

Nursery rhymes, English - 1858 - 333 pages
...SEVENTEENTH CLASS— LOCAL . . 299 EIGHTEENTH CLASS— RELICS . 303 INDEX . 317 FIRST CLASS— HISTORICAL. i. |LD King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; He called for his pipe, And he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. Every fiddler,...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England

Nursery rhymes, English - 1858 - 333 pages
...CLASS— LOCAL . . 299 EIGHTEENTH CLASS— RELICS . 303 INDEX . , . . ,317 FIRST CLASS— HISTORICAL. King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; He called for his pipe, And he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. Every fiddler,...
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An Advanced Reading Book for Adult and Other Schools. Lessons in English History

Charles William Jones - Readers - 1859 - 108 pages
...rebuild their churches. — CHUKTON'S Early English Church. LESSON III. THE SAXON SETTLEMENTS. " Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he." THIS is pretty nearly all that is known of the history of this country for some hundreds of years....
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The Doctor, Etc

Robert Southey - 1862 - 694 pages
...dung-cart and got squeezed to death by the wheel ? Was he the same person of whom the song says, Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ? And was his dog proud because his master was called King ? Here are questions to be proposed in the...
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THE CYCLOPEDIA OF WIT AND HUMOR

1864
...cart, and got squeezed to death by the wheel ? Was he the same person of whom the song says, \ Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ? And was his dog proud because his master was called King ? Here are questions to be proposed in the...
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Notices Illustrative of the Drama, and Other Popular Amusements, Chiefly in ...

William Kelly (of Leicester.) - Amusements - 1865 - 310 pages
...that some who were less 1 Page 264. a Page 44. 3 We are told in an " antique song," that — " Old King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul...and he call'd for his bowl, And he call'd for his harpers three. Ev'ry harper had a fine harp, wealthy retained a harper only. He adds, that a gown seems...
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A separate issue of part of The entertainer's song book ed. by J.E.Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1867
...— A flaxen-headed cow-boy, as simple as may be, And next, a merry plough-boy, that whistled — Old King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; He call'd for — The lass of Patie's mill, so bonny, blithe, and gay, And in spite of all my skill, she stole —...
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